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Contact Kathleen Cole  Kathleen Cole (505) 255-8744 ex: 27434 Teacher
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10/23/16 11:06 PM
6/13/17 10:02 AM
6/13/17 11:10 AM

Kathleen Cole, First Grade



ALL Field Trip chaperones and Classroom Volunteers need to pass the APS background check. *


Apply online at:‐with‐aps. There is a $12 processing fee (credit and debit cards are accepted through the Pay Pal link; you don’t need to have a Pay Pal account). The process takes about ten days.


Once you receive your approval, please bring a copy of your letter to the school so that the office staff can make a copy and add your name to the volunteer list. This will help to insure accurate, up-to-date lists.


Did you complete the volunteer application last year?  The volunteer approval is good for  two years!


Can’t remember when you applied?  Our office staff has a list of those who have been approved, and can tell you if your background check is current.


Need to reapply?  Sign in on the application page with your previous login and password (a new one will be sent to you if you’ve forgotten it).  Follow the links to "volunteer" and to "manage your application".  Update any information.  Once you get to the PayPal section, remember to copy and paste or write down the purchase code so you can enter it into the application.  Then finish the application and submit.


Need help?  Call APS Applicant Processing at (505) 889‐4820.

Homework Tips

Your child will bring home a homework packet on Monday. It will have Fundations Phonics homework as well as Math homework. The homework packet is due back on Friday. Please help your child to correct any errors before turning homework in on Fridays.


**URGENT...Help your child write their name on the front of each Fundations and Math homework packets.


If your child is struggling to understand a homework item, please stop when you feel it is appropriate. Attach a note to me so that I can work with your child to reteach the material.

Class Schedule for Pull-out Classes

Our class will be going to pull-out classes in the afternoons just after lunch, 12:25 - 1:10.


Websites to Explore - your child will receive a password to log in to this site at home after it is introduced in class. :)
Starfall Reading Website - interactive leveled books and activities
Fundations Phonics/Spelling Program
Astronomy for Kids
Earth and Moon Viewer
U.S. Mint Website for Kids
Fun to explore during our Sky Science Unit! 
Great free site to view animal photos!
National Geographic Kids - Animals -

Link to Bandelier Bazaar

Art In the School News - Winter 2018

The Chair-A-Tea Event is coming up on February 23, 2018. Let Ms. Cole know if you have a piece of furniture or can help with decorating the chair with students.


We need an Art In the School volunteer for the remainder of the year. Our previous volunteer has a work conflict this semester.

Current Assignments


Library Assistant Volunteers

We will need volunteers to help during Library Time. I plan to use the Bloomz website to organize volunteers for library assistance. You may sign up for a single Friday or multiple days using the Bloomz website. Thanks for helping our class!


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